NYC Parks Events Calendar

Get up, get out, and do something! Just about any day of the year, you can find something fun, informative, and healthy to enjoy at an area park. Feel free to browse the listings below, or use the search tools to find an event that matches your interests and location.

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from January 23, 2022 to February 27, 2022
in History (x) category

Sunday, January 23, 2022

Jan23

Historic New York: Snug Harbor

at Snug Harbor Cultural CenterStaten Island 
This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Come explore one of the most unique sites in New York City: Snug Harbor! Registration is required
Category: History
Free!

Jan23

Historic New York: Ridgewood Reservoir

at Vermont Place Parking Lot (in Highland Park)Queens 
This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Join NYC's Urban Park Rangers and NYC H2O for a walk at the Ridgewood Reservoir highlighting the history, ecology and engineering of this cultural treasure.
Category: Nature, History
Free!

Sunday, January 30, 2022

Jan30

Historic New York: Brooklyn and the American Revolution

at Fort Greene Park Visitor Center (in Fort Greene Park)Brooklyn 
This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Learn about the significance Brooklyn during the Revolutionary War, including the Battle of Brooklyn, Fort Putnam and the Prison Ship Martyrs Monument.
Category: History
Free!

Saturday, February 5, 2022

Feb 5

Historic New York: Lower East Side Parks

at East Broadway & Essex St (in Seward Park)Manhattan 
This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Beginning at the edges of East River Park, Urban Park Rangers will weave through the labyrinthine streets of the Lower East Side to tell a story of early New York City through its parks
Category: History
Free!

Saturday, February 12, 2022

Feb12

Historic New York: The Highbridge Water Tower

at West 174 Street and Amsterdam Avenue (in Highbridge Park)Manhattan

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Urban Park Rangers discuss the significance and history of this recently restored structure.
Category: History
Free!

Sunday, February 13, 2022

Feb13

Black History Month: Flushing Freedom Mile

at Northern Boulevard and Linden Place (in Daniel Carter Beard Mall)Queens

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Celebrate Black History Month with the Urban Park Rangers. Join us on a walk of the Flushing Freedom Mile and learn about Queens historic landmarks.
Category: History, Black History Month
Free!

Feb13

Black History Month: Seneca Village

at 81st Street and Central Park West (in Central Park)Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Celebrate Black History Month with the Urban Park Rangers. Learn about the lives of Seneca Village's residents in the 1800s and the community's place in pre-Central Park.
Category: History, Black History Month
Free!

Sunday, February 20, 2022

Feb20

Historic New York: George Washington and The Culper Spy Ring

at Alley Pond Adventure Course (in Alley Pond Park)

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Celebrate our first President’s birthday as we hike through one of New York City’s oldest greenspaces and learn about the elaborate Culper Spy Ring
Category: History, Hiking
Free!

Sunday, February 27, 2022

Feb27

Historic New York: The Highbridge Water Tower

at West 174 Street and Amsterdam Avenue (in Highbridge Park)Manhattan

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Urban Park Rangers discuss the significance and history of this recently restored structure.
Category: History
Free!

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